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Oman Cement first-half profit rises 23%

31 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Oman Cement has reported a 23.01 per cent in net profit for the first half of 2012. Earnings rose to OMR9.02m (US$23.4m) compared to OMR7.3m in 1H11. Cement sales advanced 20.22 per cent to 1.36Mt in the six months to June compared to 0.94Mt in the corresponding period of last year. Turnover was up 13.11 per cent to OMR28.065m. Clinker production increased to 1.05Mt from 0.68Mt during the first half of last year. The company imported 15,099t of clinker to meet a temporary shortfall dur...

HeidelbergCement opens new Lithuanian terminal

30 July 2012, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has opened a new cement terminal in Klaipeda, city in Lithuania situated at the mouth of the Dane River where it flows into the Baltic Sea, according to local press reports. The modern LTL10m (approx EUR 2.9m) terminal for logistics, packaging and production of industrial cement will have a supply capacity of 100,000tpa of bulk cement and 50,000tpa of bagged cement.

JSW Cement sets up new slag cement plant, India

30 July 2012, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement has established a 5Mta slag cement plant at Nandyal in Kurnool district, the slag for which is supplied by the company's steel plant in Karnataka. RC Sodani, CEO and director of JSW Cement told Business Line India that at the product is being sold at a slightly lower price than OPC, stating: "Our cement unit is in production or the past six months and the market response has been very encouraging so far." Currently the company sells slag cement in the southern states and parts ...

Bishal Cement commences operations, Nepal

30 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Bishal Cement Industries (BCI) has commenced operations, introducing Bishal OPC and Bishal PPC brands to market. The company has a capacity of 300tpd and 400tpd of OPC and PPC, respectively. “We are planning to utilise 70 and 30 per cent of the total capacity to produce Pozzolanic Portland Cement (PPC) and Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC),” Jayendra Chudal, executive director told the Republica. The company aims to target the capital and key cities in the western parts of the country to sell ...

Holcim inaugurates new Garadagh line, Azerbaijan

10 July 2012, Published under Cement News

President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan has attended the official inauguration of Holcim’s new dry-process line at its Garadagh cement plant in Baku. The new 1.7Mta kiln replaces the existing wet-process production and involved an investment of EUR300m. The modernisation project will enable higher production volumes, lower fuel and energy consumption and reduce emissions from the cement manufacturing process. The first clinker was produced by this new line at the end of last year. ...

Arabian Cement Co commissions second line, Egypt

12 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement Company has officially opened its Line No 2 which has doubled the capacity of the plant at Suez to 5Mta. Speaking during the opening ceremony, Jose Maria Magrina, ACC CEO, said: “We are extremely pleased to announce opening our second production line, which will increase our production capacity, bringing us one step closer to becoming among the largest cement producers in the market. We have already finished the commissioning of the second line, and are now ready to produce...

New cement plant opened in Azerbaijan

01 June 2012, Published under Cement News

President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan has opened a new cement plant in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The 800tpd cement plant by LLC Nakhchivan Cement will serve domestic requirements and some volumes could be sent to exports, local press reports.

Mai Son cement plant put into operation, Vietnam

31 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Mai Son Cement Joint Stock Co has officially put its Mai Son cement plant into operation. The new cement plant is situated in Na Pat Hamlet, Na Bo Commune, Mai Son Dist, Son La province with design capacity of 2500tpd of clinker (1Mta of cement). The company said it will concentrate on producing three types of cement: PCB40, PCB30 and PC40.

ASEC Cement completes Zahana overhaul in Algeria

25 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Citadel Capital announced today that a key subsidiary of portfolio company ASEC Cement has completed a significant overhaul. “Zahana Cement Company, our key Algerian subsidiary, has just concluded the largest overhaul in the plant’s long history,” noted ASEC Cement CEO Giorgio Bodo. “This substantial intervention will lead to a 20% year-on-year increase in the production of both clinker and cement. Moreover, the deployment of new bag filters as part of the upgrade has dramatically lessened...

Lafarge Cement Wapco shareholders see bright future, Nigeria

22 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Shareholders of Lafarge Cement Wapco have said that the strategies board and management are have put place in recent times will stand the company in good stead. The National Coordinator, Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria (ISAN), Sir Sunny Nwosu, told local press during an investors' forum of the company, that investors were very happy with the progress the company had begun to make. "Although it is very difficult to manage the number one position, we believe they are doing...